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Alpha Home - A Waters Community in Indianapolis, IN

Alpha Home - A Waters Community is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Indianapolis, Indiana (Marion county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Alpha Home - A Waters Community includes: Resident Health and Wellness, Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.

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They have 86 beds and 44 residents (which would leave 42 beds available). Alpha Home - A Waters Community participates in Medicare and Medicaid and are classified as a Government - County ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Alpha Home - A Waters Community received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the IN average of 3.18 and a National average of 3.31. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.

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Nursing Home:
Alpha Home - A Waters Community
Business Name:
Dearborn County Hospital
CMS ID:
155717
Street Address:
2640 COLD SPRING RD
City:
Indianapolis
State:
Indiana
Zip Code:
46222
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicare and Medicaid
Ownership:
Government - County
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
No
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 2640 Cold Spring Rd in Indianapolis Indiana 46222.
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They can be reached by phone at (317) 923-1518.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The average length of stay at Alpha Home - A Waters Community is approximately 28.8 days. (this may include both short and long-term care (LTC) visits).

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The average age at Alpha Home - A Waters Community is approximately 70 years old.


The last time this data was collected they cared for at least 13 men and 11 women in a one year period that received Medicare benefits. This number fluctuates with each new resident.


Percentage of patients at Alpha Home - A Waters Community with the following conditions:

Atrial Fibrillation
21%
Alzheimer's
58%
Asthma
21%
Cancer
4%
CHF
63%
COPD
46%
Depression
63%
Diabetes
58%
IHD
63%
Osteoporosis
8%
RA or OA
58%
Schizophrenia
21%
Stroke
29%

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Medicare and Medicaid participation for Alpha Home - A Waters Community began on Oct 11, 2002.


Services Provided by Alpha Home - A Waters Community include:
Blood Admin, Clinical Labs, Dental Care, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, Vocational Services, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 1
Last Ownership Change: 05-22-2015
Medicaid ID: 100275510
Financial Year End: 12-31
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC): WPS IN
CMS Regional Office: Chicago
Area: Urban
Dually Certified Beds: 86

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Alpha Home - A Waters Community provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
22.8 minutes
LPN / LVN
60 minutes
CNA
88.2 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 1.37 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additionally, a Physical Therapist (PT) is available an average of 3.48 minutes per day per resident (the national average is 6 minutes).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Alpha Home - A Waters Community. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
1.44
Administration
2.29
CNAs
14.93
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
8.17
Housekeeping
4.04
LPN / LVN
8.42
Medical Director
0.11
Nurse Admin
1.83
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
1.14
Other Staff
1.07
Physical Therapist
1.14
Physician Ext.
0.11
Qualified Activities
1.29
RNs
2.17
Social Worker
1.14
Speech Pathology
0.57
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Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 1 stars 1 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 5 stars 5 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 2 stars 2 star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Indianapolis:
St Augustine Home For The Aged


Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Alpha Home - A Waters Community in INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana has 86 beds compared to the Indiana average of 96.34 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had 44 residents compared to the IN average of 68.84 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 51.16% occupancy rate compared to the Indiana average of 71.46% and a national average of 81.38%.


Alpha Home - A Waters Community's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IN average of 3.18 and a National average of 3.31.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IN average of 2.79 and a National average of 2.78.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    1 stars compared to the IN average of 2.42 and a National average of 2.89.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    5 stars compared to the IN average of 4.01 and a National average of 3.95.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IN average of 2.85 and a National average of 3.05.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.4 for Alpha Home - A Waters Community versus the IN average of 3.05 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
ALPHA HOME - A WATERS COMMUNITY 44 vs. IN 68.84 vs. National 88.66
Number of Beds:
ALPHA HOME - A WATERS COMMUNITY 86 vs. IN 96.34 vs. National 106.41
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
ALPHA HOME - A WATERS COMMUNITY 2.4 vs. IN 3.05 vs. National 2.99
CMS Overall Rating:
ALPHA HOME - A WATERS COMMUNITY 2 vs. IN 3.18 vs. National 3.04
Question Mark Icon Ownership, Operational, and Management for Alpha Home - A Waters Community
OrganizationRole
Dearborn County Hospital5% Or Greater Direct Ownership Interest
The Alpha Home Association Of Greater Indianapolis, IncOperational/managerial Control
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